505 Games launched on Tuesday that Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising, the companion prequel sport for Rabbit & Bear Studios’ Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes (Hyaku Eiyūden) role-playing sport, will launch for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC by way of Steam, Epic and GOG on May 10. The companion sport might also be accessible on day one by way of Xbox and PC Game Pass.

Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising is prepared within the an identical world as Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes, and it “tells the pre-war tales of various characters who will appear in the main game.” 505 Games acknowledged the movement role-playing sport “melds key backstory with fast-paced combat, town-building mechanics and 2.5D platforming.”

Rabbit & Bear Studios had beforehand consider to launch the first sport in fall 2022, nevertheless it is now slated for 2023. Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes will doubtless be accessible day one on Xbox Games Pass.

The Kickstarter advertising and marketing marketing campaign for the first sport turned the third-most funded sport on the platform (behind Shenmue 3 and Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night) in August 2020. The advertising and marketing marketing campaign raised 481,621,841 yen (US$4,571,418). The sport’s remaining stretch objective, which was met at US$4.5 million, is a companion town-creation RPG by Natsume-Atari.

The Kickstarter advertising and marketing marketing campaign reached its US$509,713 objective inside three hours of launching in July 2020.

The advertising and marketing marketing campaign had a US$1,000,000 stretch objective to unlock releases for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Nintendo Switch (or a model new period Nintendo console if one is launched), together with PC.

The sport can be the primary collaboration between Yoshitaka Murayama (Suikoden I, Suikoden II) and Junko Kawano (Suikoden I, Suikoden IV) in 25 years. Murayama is writing the script and is credited as the game designer, and Kawano is the character designer. Osamu Komuta (Suikoden Tierkreis, Rphasodia) is the system designer and accountable for route, and Junichi Murakami (Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow, Hero Bank) is the paintings director and producer. Motoi Sakuraba (Tales of sport sequence, Golden Sun sport sequence) and Michiko Naruke (Wild Arms sequence) are composing the music.

Rabbit & Bear Studios was established in March 2020 and is based in Tokyo.

The sport’s website describes the story:

Our story begins in a single nook of Allraan, a tapestry of nations with quite a few cultures and values.
By dint of sword, and via magical objects usually generally known as “rune-lenses,”
the land’s historic previous has been fashioned by the alliances and aggressions of the folks, beastmen, elves,
and desert people who reside there.
The Galdean Empire has edged out totally different nations and located a know-how that amplifies the rune-lenses’ magic.
Now, the Empire is scouring the continent for an artifact which will improve their power even extra.
It is on one such expedition that Seign Kesling, a youthful and gifted imperial officer, and Nowa, a boy from a distant village,
meet each other and become buddies.
However, a accident will shortly drag them into the fires of battle, and drive them every to reexamine each little factor they take into account to be correct and true. 

The sport will perform higher than 100 characters, a guild system, and the turn-based battles will perform occasions with as a lot as six characters. Positioning of battles will differ based on environment, and battles might also embrace dynamic digital digital camera angles. The sport will embrace pixel character designs and high-resolution 2.5D graphics.

Source: Press launch